Lee Kuan Yew’s daughter: I’m a Martian anyway

Dr Lee Wei Ling with her mother, Madam Kwa Geok Choo, in England in 1971, on the occasion of her father receiving honorary doctor of laws degrees at Liverpool and Sheffield universities.PHOTOS: COURTESY OF LEE WEI LING Source: The Straits

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How bad is the haze condition in Singapore?

Enough said.

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Online Search for cheapest hawker food in Singapore

Singaore Government has compiled a list of the cheapest hawker food across the island in an online directory . The pilot portal features 22 popular dishes, including chicken rice, economical rice, mee goreng and roti prata, found in hawker centres

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Remembering Singapore’s own 911 – Askmelah’s take on GE2015

[Updated 12 Sep 15] Democracy has spoken, Singapore ruling party won with a landslide victory of close to 70% vote, dealing a blow to future democracy in Singapore. The majority stork in Singapore wants stability, tangible benefits, material well beings

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To what end, all the President’s Scholars?

Eight of 11 President’s Scholars from the class of 1972 are seen here with then President Benjamin Sheares (centre) at the Istana. They are (from left) Lim Hng Kiang, Lim Teik Hock, Chan Seng Onn, Lee Wei Ling, Lee Bee

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AHPETC Bashing – What is an MP role? Should Town Council law be reverted?

“Too often, the debates on AHPETC took on the flavour of verbal wars, where scoring political points seemed to be the order of the day.” – Singapore Management University (SMU) law don Eugene Tan “This is wicked politics at its

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Divine intervention in Bangkok Bomb Blast?

According to Thaivisa.com, the force of the detonation resulted in fatalities at the scene and caused damage on structures as far away as 50 meters. Buildings on the periphery of the blast such as the Police General Hospital, Gaysorn Plaza

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Sugar daddy dating sites

Source:  The Sunday Times 16 Aug 2015 “Sugar dating” sites, which pair young women with rich older men willing to pay lavishly for companionship, have, in recent years, begun targeting people in Singapore. And hundreds have been signing up, leading

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Why Singapore’s “paper” general and “scholarship” system are not working

I can’t help but instinctively linked the dilemma and problems faced by Singapore today when I read the latest Insead‘s article and I quote: “Not all leaders are equipped to deal with uncertainty. While many organisations have a Chief Risk

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Viral video of elderly woman abused outside her HDB flat

Source: The Straits Times 21 Jul 2015 https://video-sin1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hvideo-xfp1/v/t42.1790-2/11715764_996059103760544_1768165250_n.mp4?efg=eyJybHIiOjMwMCwicmxhIjo1MTJ9&rl=300&vabr=123&oh=f804da4d62096b1d94ca0b81c1905c51&oe=55ADAB5C Based on the Facebook post, the address where the incident happens is at 48 lower delta road #03-05. The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) is “looking into” an alleged case of domestic

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My favourite quote today

"I am afraid the cruise ship is over capacity limit, and it used to be a luxury cruise ship. The designer’s claim that it is not sinkable, the name is Titanic. There are not enough life boats, no preparation or provision for failure. Thank you Mr Goh for reminding us." - Low Thia Khiang

"Till today, I am still puzzled by why the PAP cannot fight a fair election without gerrymandering, abusing the GRC system, basically, making sure they enter into a boxing ring with an opponent who is expected to fight them with hands tied behind the back. There is a reason why bullies are not popular in schools. Why not be the school prefect?" - Alvinology

"The question to ask is what lies at the root of the discontent or the disengagement between the G and the people. I am going to stick my neck out and say that it is ministerial salaries. I consider it the root of all evil. Serious. It reduces what should be a social compact into a business contract. " - Bertha Henson